Occurring naturally in tropical west and central Africa, this
twining woody shrub usually climbs to 6 ft (1.8 m) on slender strong stems.
It bears large, rounded, bright green leaves covered with silky
hairs and, in late summer, clustered creamy yellow flowers with a
red-felted middle accompanied by blood red bracts up to 3 in (8 cm)
Flowering colors: Cream, Red, Yellow
Cultivation:They prefer a sunny or part-shaded position and fertile,
well-drained soil. Propagate from seed or cuttings .
Red spider mite and white fly may be troublesome.